Brazoria County


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Brazoria County, Texas

111 E Locust St Suite 200
Angleton, TX 77515
Phone: (979) 849-5711
Fax: (979) 864-1358
www.brazoria-county.com

On central eastern border of TX, south of Houston; original county; organized Mar 17, 1836 (prior to statehood) from Old Mexican Municipality. Name Origin: For the Brazos River, which forms its northern border; a Latinized form of Spanish brazos 'arms' or 'forks' as the forks of a river.

Area (sq mi):: 1597.44 (land 1386.40; water 211.04) Population per square mile: 200.90
Population 2005: 278,484 State rank: 15 Population change: 2000-20005 15.20%; 1990-2000 26.10% Population 2000: 241,767 (White 65.40%; Black or African American 8.50%; Hispanic or Latino 22.80%; Asian 2.00%; Other 12.30%). Foreign born: 8.50%. Median age: 34.00
Income 2000: per capita $20,021; median household $48,632; Population below poverty level: 10.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,022-$27,985
Unemployment (2004): 7.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 28.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Pearland (52,402)
  • Lake Jackson (27,022)
  • Alvin (22,142)
  • Angleton County seat (18,704)
  • Freeport (12,759)
  • Clute (10,763)

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